Ruck will become a part of HOYA Surgical Optics

Dear Customers, Dear Business Partners, I am pleased to inform you that FRITZ RUCK OPHTHALMOLOGISCHE SYSTEME GmbH have entered into a definitive agreement to become a part of HOYA Surgical Optics, the intraocular lens and related products division of HOYA Group. Seeing how HOYA Surgical Optics is the world’s fastest growing IOL company and 3rd largest in terms of IOL value, I am very optimistic about the opportunities that will arise from this partnership and I believe that this will open up an exciting chapter for Ruck, as well as our customers and business partners.

Significant Turnout at RUCK’s Distributors Meeting in Eindhoven

Only just over a year has passed since the consolidated RUCK management team presented its concept for opening additional international markets. But even at this early stage, the plan is quickly proving successful: When the ophthalmic surgery systems provider from Eschweiler invited its sales partners from around the world to share their experiences, the target group grew by more than a third within 12 months.

VSY/RUCK vs. ZEISS Patent Dispute Enters its Next Stage

A recent press release by Carl Zeiss Meditec AG attracted much discussion. Some readers may have got the impression that a court had conclusively ruled in favor of Zeiss.